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1. Parliament
Steven Joyce, Science and Innovation Minister, will appear before a select committee this morning, answering questions about this year's Budget vote on science and innovation.

2. Farmers
Day two of the Federated Farmers national annual conference, Shed 5, TSB Arena, Queen's Wharf, Wellington. The event started yesterday and concludes tomorrow.

3. Conference
The Financial Markets Law Conference is on today at the Stamford Plaza, Albert St, Auckland.

4. Brexit
Further news and announcements expected as the week rolls on.


5. Australia
Countdown to the national election on Saturday.